A New Look?

My 4-year-old daughter, Grace, wants to see a couple of key changes in the Globe. On Wednesday, my daughter was delighted at the front-page photo of four geese crossing the street near Sailboard Beach. As a huge fan of the Robert McCloskey children’s book "Make Way for Ducklings" – she asks to read it practically…
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Dundee Connection

Last week, I got an early morning call from far, far away – Scotland, specifically – and after a roughly 20-minute conversation am looking forward to publishing what should be an intriguing story. The caller, who identified himself as Sandy Forbes, said he lived in the Scottish city of Dundee. He told me he had…
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The End Of The Story

I wasn’t quite 10 years old when I became an avid radio listener. And — to no great surprise to people who know me well — it was baseball that got me hooked. During the summer of 1977, my dad took my brother and me to southern California for July and August while he worked on…
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An Informal Survey

Every once in a while, those of us who work at the Globe wonder aloud about what our readers may like and not like most about the paper. For instance, we know that obituaries are typically very well read, as is the police report. And – if the page view numbers we get on our Web page are any…
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Fore

Reading Laura Grevas’ story on a planned Prairie View Golf Links/Worthington Country Club study made me flash back to my first-ever visit to Worthington in March 2001. I pulled into what was then a poorly maintained parking lot at what’s now the Travelodge – eight years ago, it was the Expo Inn. I rested for a…
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